Personal safety should never be compromised. Personal safety is the most underestimated factor in our life. We don’t realize the importance of personal safety unless we face an accident. Do you know you can use your smartphone to protect yourself in an unsafe situation? I am not saying that your smartphone can protect you against bullets. But it can do a really awesome job in such situations and that is to inform your desired friends in an unsafe situation.
You can install safety apps on your smartphone and you can trigger these apps with a single click. Here are six safety apps that every user must have in his smartphone. Either you are alone at your home or going out in a taxi with any stranger, these apps can make you feel safe. You can configure these apps to inform your contacts about your current location and type of your situation.
Circle Of 6
Circle of 6 is one of the best safety apps that you can use for android and apple devices. This app allows you to add 6 most trusted apps in the app. You can configure this app with preset messages and you can send the messages to these 6 contacts with a single click. This message will send your current GPS location and coordinates so someone can pick you up.
This app was introduced to stop street violence. You can use this app to collect the pieces of evidence about the harassment that you have faced or witnessed happening with someone else. This app will send a notification to related authorities about your location and the type of harassment.
Watch Over Me
This app is your personal bodyguard in your pocket. You can use this app to track your location for a period of time until you have reached your target location. If you don’t mark yourself safe after reaching your target location and after allocated time, this app will send the notification with your current location to your chosen contact. You can trigger this app by just shaking your phone in an unsafe situation.
OnWatch is an app that every user must have in his smartphone. This is one of the best-selling apps on android and apple stores. The user can add many emergency contacts in the contact list of this app. You can add a connection to the campus police station. You can set a timer too. It will ask you to mark yourself safe after the time has expired, and if you don’t do so, it will send out the alert about your current location.
This safety app is specially designed for women who travel alone. Woman’s safety is very important in every society. The user can activate the trigger just by touching the icon or saying a key phrase. You just need to use your voice to activate the alert. The app can also send live streams and recordings to your selected contacts. It comes with a built-in siren and a time allocation feature. It will send your location to your guardian in an unsafe situation.
Safe and the City
This safety app is the perfect combination of many ideas into one app. You can use this app as a reporting app against any kind of harassment. If you experience any kind of harassment or awful situation, it will pinpoint your location for your contacts. It will indicate safe places where you can hide in such situations. It is available in just a few locations like London and UK but the release for all cities is expected very soon.